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Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Big Bet Six Months Ago Paved Way for President - WSJ.com

CHICAGO—Jim Messina wanted to bet the bank—six months before Election Day.

One Sunday in May, Mr. Messina, the manager of President Barack Obama's re-election campaign, went to the president along with other top advisers and proposed an unorthodox strategy. The campaign, he said, wanted to spend heavily, starting immediately, on ads blasting away at Republican nominee Mitt Romney.

via online.wsj.com

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